Is there no compression support for large sized strings in Python?
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sat Dec 3 09:02:47 CET 2005
Christopher Subich wrote:
>> anyone out there with an ILP64 system?
> I have access to an itanium system with a metric ton of memory. I
> -think- that the Python version is still only a 32-bit python
an ILP64 system is a system where int, long, and pointer are all 64 bits,
so a 32-bit python on a 64-bit platform doesn't really qualify.
/... snip examples that show that python's string handling could need
some work for the len(s) > maxint case .../
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